Southwestern Black Bean Quinoa

Southwestern Black Bean Quinoa | A Couple Cooks

Two tips Alex and I have discovered for making healthy, home-cooked eating part of your lifestyle are 1. Plan ahead (hard …

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Healthy Bowl: Fresh Chopped Salad

opped Salad with Chickpeas, Avocado and Pepitas | A Couple Cooks

Last month we took a summer trip to Traverse City, Michigan. Everything about it was magical: the dunes, that aquamarine …

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Quinoa Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

Quinoa Stuffed Grilled Zucchini | A Couple Cooks

I left the farmer’s market with a boat-load of zucchini this weekend. Unfortunately we didn’t grow any in our garden this …

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Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles

Mixed Vegetable Quick Pickles | A Couple Cooks

It’s pickling season! If you love pickles but don’t want to worry about hard-core canning, this recipe’s for you. These …

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Summer Salad with Sesame Buttermilk Dressing

Summer Salad with Sesame Buttermilk Dressing | A Couple Cooks

The other day, a restaurant near our house hosted a special “summer vegetable” dinner menu, of the 4-course + wine …

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Grilled Corn with Harissa and Feta

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How do you like your corn? For the longest time, we never thought outside of a good slathering of butter. …

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Mediterranean Bulgur Salad (Tabbouleh)

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad (Tabbouleh) | A Couple Cooks

We had a bulgur salad similar to this one on our recent trip to Greece. There was a breathtaking sunset over the Mediterranean, and …

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Baked Feta with Tomatoes

Baked Feta with Tomatoes | A Couple Cooks

Here’s another recipe inspired by our recent trip to Greece (which seems so long ago, now). Contrary to our last recipe …

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